AZZURRI

Sebastian Giovinco says just being called up by Italy after joining Toronto FC “is already a victory.”
Federico Bernardeschi, Marco Benassi and Alessio Romagnoli are among starters in Italy’s Under-21 Euro qualifier with Slovenia.
Italy CT Antonio Conte experimented with a 4-4-2 formation in this morning’s training session.
Scottish referee Willie Collum will take charge of Italy’s visit to Azerbaijan on Saturday.
President Aurelio De Laurentiis is reported to have called Azzurri Coach Antonio Conte to protest harshly against injured Lorenzo Insigne's training.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio is “willing to extend Antonio Conte’s Italy contract for another two years.”
Milan midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura was given “renewed enthusiasm” by the Italy call from Antonio Conte.
Gigi Di Biagio warns his Italy Under-21s that Slovenia “have changed” since their last meeting.
Milan midfielder Jose Mauri’s decision to turn down a call from Italy to wait for Argentina is “to be respected.”
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent assures Napoli medical staff are “calm” despite his client’s knee injury.
Giacomo Bonaventura’s Italy call takes him closer to his “dream” of playing at Euro 2016, according to his agent.
Milan midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura has replaced the injured Lorenzo Insigne in the Italy squad.
Stephan El Shaarawy describes Italy’s qualifier with Azerbaijan as “a very important game”.
Marco Parolo is sure Italy can manage without Lorenzo Insigne - “our strength is the group”.
Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne has been forced to pull out of the Italy squad with a knee injury.
Andrea Pirlo has been linked with a move from New York City FC to Brazilian club Palmeiras.
Italy are expected to start Antonio Candreva, Graziano Pellè and Lorenzo Insigne in a Euro 2016 qualifier with Azerbaijan.
Lorenzo Insigne did not take part in training with the Italy squad today due to a knee injury.
Bologna defender Alex Ferrari pulled out of Italy Under-21 international duty, so Cesena’s Mattia Caldara is called.
Davide Calabria admits “the current situation at Milan is not good” after two defeats in a row.
Fabio Quagliarella says “it’s an honour” to be back in the Italy squad, for the first time in almost five years.
Davide Santon is deemed to be match-ready after all, so the Italy call for Luca Antonelli is cancelled.
Milan full-back Luca Antonelli has been called-up to the Italy squad, as Inter’s Davide Santon is struggling with injury.
Sampdoria midfielder Roberto Soriano describes representing Italy as “a wonderful experience”.
Italy CT Antonio Conte believes Serie A is ‘at a very good level’ but doesn’t foresee a surprise winner.